Michael Yh Wang

Michael Yh Wang is a software engineer in Nvidia Rapids. He currently contributes his engineering skills towards cuDF, cuSpatial and Numba. Prior to Nvidia he acquired master of science degree from Yale University. His earlier experience includes working as a visual effect supervisor at an independent film project, and achieving the first place at the WAIC 2020 hackathon competition. Michael has strong interests in software engineering, computer graphics algorithms and compiler technology. He believes in a future where accelerated computing can be brought more accessible to the public via compiler and language innovations.
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Data Science

Writing Ray Tracing Applications in Python Using the Numba Extension for PyOptiX

Ray tracing is a rendering algorithm that can generate photorealistic images by simulating how light transmits and interacts with different materials. Today, it... 14 MIN READ